Toledo, IA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Toledo, Iowa - Basic Facts

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The City of Toledo had a population of 2,279 as of July 1, 2016. Toledo ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Iowa. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Toledo is located at latitude 41.9902 and longitude -92.5803 in Tama County. The formal boundaries for the City of Toledo (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.3 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Tama County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 902 feet.

The City of Toledo (GNIS ID: 2397033) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Toledo is located within Township of Toledo, a minor civil division (MCD) of Tama County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Toledo population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Toledo, IA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 2,279
Population in Households 2,175
Population in Familes 1,755
Population in Group Qrtrs 104
Population Density1 991
Diversity Index2 57


Total Households 873
Average Household Size 2.49
Family Households 579
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 998 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 640 (64.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 233 (23.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 125 (12.5%)
Median Home Value $94,252
Average Home Value $124,139


Median Household Income $44,491
Average Household Income $54,335
Per Capita Income $20,944
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.43% -0.18%
Households -0.5% -0.3%
Families -0.52% -0.38%
Median Household Income   2.48%
Per Capita Income   1.42%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Toledo, IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Toledo to the other 1,009 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Iowa by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 151 85th
Population Density1 # 303 70th
Diversity Index2 # 12 99th
Median Household Income # 798 21st
Per Capita Income # 961 5th

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